1949–50 Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. season

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Wolverhampton Wanderers
1949–50 season
Manager Stan Cullis
First Division 2nd
FA Cup 5th Round
FA Charity Shield Shared
Top goalscorer League: Jesse Pye (18)
All: Jesse Pye (18)
Highest home attendance 56,661 (vs West Brom, 15 October 1949)
Lowest home attendance 30,768 (vs Bolton, 10 December 1949)
Average home league attendance 45,346 (league only)

The 1949–50 season was the 51st season of competitive league football in the history of English football club Wolverhampton Wanderers. They played in the top tier of the English football system, the Football League First Division. The team finished as runners-up for a third time, losing out on a first league title to Portsmouth by virtue of goal average.

Results[edit]

Final League Table[edit]

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Portsmouth 42 22 9 11 74 38 1.947 53
2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 20 13 9 76 49 1.551 53
3 Sunderland 42 21 10 11 83 62 1.339 52

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GA = Goal average; Pts = Points

First Division[edit]

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Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
20/8/49 Fulham (A) Craven Cottage W 2-1 43,854 Hancocks, Mullen
24/8/49 Charlton Athletic (A) The Valley W 3-2 Forbes, Pye, Wright 45,078
27/8/49 Newcastle United (H) Molineux W 2-1 Forbes, Pye 50,992
29/8/49 Charlton Athletic (H) Molineux W 2-1 Smyth, Wright 43,267
3/9/49 Blackpool (A) Bloomfield Road W 2-1 Mullen, Smyth 31,940
10/9/49 Middlesbrough (H) Molineux W 3-1 Dunn, Hancocks, Smyth 50,424
14/9/49 Birmingham City (A) St Andrews D 1-1 0.G 46,433
17/9/49 Everton (A) Goodison Park W 2-1 Mullen, Pye 59,593
24/9/49 Huddersfield Town (H) Molineux W 7-1 Pye 3, Forbes 2, Mullen, Smyth 45,559
1/10/49 Portsmouth (A) Fratton Park D 1-1 Pye 50,248
8/10/49 Derby County The Baseball Ground W 2-1 Hancocks, Mullen 37,652
15/10/49 West Bromwich Albion (H) Molineux D 1-1 Pye 56,661
22/10/49 Manchester United (A) Old Trafford L 0-3
51,427
29/10/49 Chelsea (H) Molineux D 2-2 Smyth 2 42,005

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
7 January 1950 R3 Plymouth Argyle Home Park 1–1
11 January 1950 R3 Replay Plymouth Argyle Molineux Stadium 3–0
28 January 1950 R4 Sheffield United Molineux Stadium 0–0
1 February 1950 R4 Replay Sheffield United Bramall Lane 4–3
11 February 1950 R5 Blackpool Molineux Stadium 0–0
15 February 1950 R5 Replay Blackpool Bloomfield Road 0–1

Players Used[edit]

Pos. Nationality Player Football League FA Cup Total Goal
1  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
2  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
3  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
4  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
5  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
6  [[|]] ,[[| ]] (Captain) 0
7  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
8  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
9  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
10  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
11  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
12  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
13  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
14  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
15  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
16  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
17  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
18  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
19  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
20  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
21  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
22  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0
23  [[|]] ,[[| ]] 0

Top scorer[edit]

P. Nationality Player Position Football League FA Cup Total
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5  [[|]]

Most appearances[edit]

P. Nationality Player Position Football League FA Cup Total
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First Division Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42
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Result
Position